Samsung J2 Pro (2018) with SD430 launched overseas for around RM580


While Consumer Electronics Expo (CES) 2018 has given us great highlight on the latest innovative gadgets for the masses, let’s not forget that Samsung has just recently launched their entry level smartphone – the Galaxy J2 Pro at US market today. This entry level smartphone has a rather conventional look with a processor that deliver lower level but sufficient performance for your web browsing, calls and other needs.

As usual, let’s have a look on the specification it offers.

Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro(2018)specifications:


  • Android 7.0
  • 5 inches 540 x 960 Super AMOLED display
  • 1.4GHz Snapdragon 430 quadcore processor
  • 1.5GB RAM+16GB ROM(expandable up to 256GB with microSD)
  • 5MP front facing camera
  • 8MP rear camera, autofocus, LED flash
  • 2600mAh battery
  • Dual SIM standby
  • MicroUSB 2.0
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • 143.8 x 72.3 x 8.4 mm
  • 153g
  • Available in black, blue and gold

Retail price:US$ 149(~RM580)


The Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) has a rather conventional curved edge outlook while the surroundings were highlighted in a metallic frame. It does provide a good grip given that the design fits in palm easily and perfect.

It has a 5 inches AMOLED display with resolution at 540 x 960 and powered by Snapdragon 430 with 1.5GB of RAM. However, it doesn’t lose on track with trends today as it comes with Dual SIM standby with 4G connectivity while running on Android 7.0. It is ultimately a smartphone for those who desire more on budget and performance over design.

Lastly, the Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) has launched in US market and expected to launch in Malaysia later this year.




Alex Wee

Alex Wee

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